Home / Events / Music Calendar / Of Montreal, Wild Moccasins

Of Montreal, Wild Moccasins

MARTIN CIZMAR
8 pm, Saturday May 11 | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[INDIE DRAMEDY] Try to imagine a big-budget Of Montreal show. Using only the funds available to a scrappy veteran indie act, the Athens, Ga.-based band\'s concerts have found frontman Kevin Barnes riding a white horse onstage, clothed in only whipped cream and mimicking suicide in a Broadway-quality staged hanging. Behind him, the band wears a full Gaga worth of shiny costumes and plays a 15-year catalog that starts with the band sounding a lot like its lo-fi Elephant 6 colleagues before evolving into the delightful electro-pop of The Sunlandic Twins, peaking with the highly conceptual yet taught Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?, and continuing with the two scattershot efforts that followed. Of Montreal is working on a documentary funded by Kickstarter. The trailer includes the band summing up its career thusly: \"I guess that\'s the overall theme of our lives—doing the weirdest shit you could possibly imagine, casually.\" 



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

The Woolen Men, Cool Ghouls, Dogheart

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

[GARAGE ROCK] Cool Ghouls are born from the San Francisco garage scene that also sparked Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees. Known for its gritty guitars, heavy reverb and the occas ...

8 pm | $5.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights, the Shifting Sands

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

[DRAWING TO A WHOLE] New Zealand musician David Kilgour is best known as co-frontman for seminal jangle-punk outfit the Clean, but his solo material also d ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Bunk Bar 1028 SE Water Ave. Portland Web | Map

Wolfmother, Sons of Huns

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

[POST-POST CLASSIC ROCK] With more lineup changes than actual album releases during its 10-year existence, Wolfmother's only constant has been frontman Andrew Stockdale’s ...

8 pm | $25-$40
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom
There's no more events in Wonder Ballroom
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close